pennoncel
Pencel Pen"cel, n. [See {Pennoncel}.] A small, narrow flag or streamer borne at the top of a lance; -- called also {pennoncel}. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pennoncel — Pen non*cel , Pennoncelle Pen non*celle , n. [OF. penoncel. See {Pennant}.] See {Pencel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pennoncel — [pen′ən sel΄] n. PENCEL …   English World dictionary

  • pennoncel — or penoncel noun Etymology: Middle English penoncell, from Anglo French penuncel, diminutive of penun Date: 14th century a small pennon used in late medieval or Renaissance times …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pennoncel — /pen euhn sel /, n. pencel. Also, penoncel. [1350 1400; ME penonceal < MF penoncel, dim. of penon PENNON] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pennoncel — A small pennon worn on helmet or lance. Cf. Penny …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • pennoncel — pen·non·cel …   English syllables

  • pennoncel — noun a small pennant borne on a lance • Syn: ↑penoncel, ↑pennoncelle • Hypernyms: ↑pennant, ↑pennon, ↑streamer, ↑waft …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pennoncelle — Pennoncel Pen non*cel , Pennoncelle Pen non*celle , n. [OF. penoncel. See {Pennant}.] See {Pencel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • penoncel — noun a small pennant borne on a lance • Syn: ↑pennoncel, ↑pennoncelle • Hypernyms: ↑pennant, ↑pennon, ↑streamer, ↑waft * * * variant of pennoncel * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pencel — Pen cel, n. [See {Pennoncel}.] A small, narrow flag or streamer borne at the top of a lance; called also {pennoncel}. [Obs.] Piers Plowman. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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